Lillian Nader

Lillian Nader, M.Ed., is thrilled to be the newest member of New Voices Playwrights as of September 6, 2019. She is excited by the prospect of working in collaboration with local creative professionals to bring her imaginary ideas from conception to live productions on stage. Her short holiday play, “Blue Hair & Rap,” was published in the New Voices Holiday Plays 2019 anthology and was presented at Stage Door Repertory Theatre in Anaheim, CA in December 2019. Her children’s play, “Tele-toss: A Moving Experience,” is included in the New Voices Anthology of Short Plays 2020.

Born in the piney woods of East Texas, Lillian is a graduate of Texas A&M with a Master of Education degree. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and English from Stephen F. Austin University and Resource Specialist Certificate from the University of California. 

Lillian is a retired special education teacher currently residing in Orange County, California.  She is the author of Theep and Thorpe: Adventures in Space, a science fiction novel for young readers (2016) and co-author and editor of Muse & Ink: Soul Expressions Through Writing by Heather Rivera (2019). Additional publications include educational workbooks: Native Americans: A Proud Heritage, Teacher Designed Learning, Inc.1991 and Cooperative Learning Activities for Social Studies and Language Arts, Teacher Created Materials, Inc. 1994-1995. She also enjoys writing poetry, especially haiku.

In addition to imaginative wordsmithing, Lillian works as a freelance copyeditor of nonfiction and fiction books and stories. Both creative writing and editing keep her up to date on the skills and craft of writing. Her life is never boring! 

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